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Mcniven Surname Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naoimhín (see Nevin ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mcnevin, Mciver, Mcgivern, Mcilveen, Mcniff, Mclaren, Mcewen, Mcnee

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Where is the Mcniven family from?

You can see how Mcniven families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcniven family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcniven families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 3 Mcniven families living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mcniven's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Mcniven families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcniven surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcniven ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mcniven. 100% of Mcniven men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcniven. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 983 military records available for the last name Mcniven. For the veterans among your Mcniven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcniven lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcniven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mcniven in 1962 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

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